Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Tech Help with Library Lifesavers

December 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Learn how to use your device or get basic computer assistance. One-on-one technology assistance moves you to confidence when accessing electronic resources!  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gulf Gate Spanish Conversation Group

December 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
For people who want to improve their Spanish speaking skills. Come practice your pronunciation and oral understanding through conversation and instruction of this romantic language. Everyone is welcome. ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Throwback Thursday Movie Matinee

December 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Dr. Edward James II Meeting Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families, All Ages
Program Type: Movies
Event Description:
Join us for a movie made 10 years ago and a snack!  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

December 26, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
This Help Desk is cancelled as of 12/12/19. Please visit one of the other Help Desk sessions. ...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Technology Help with Library Lifesavers

December 26, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Learn how to use your device or get basic computer assistance. One-on-one technology assistance moves you to confidence when accessing electronic resources. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Board Games

December 26, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Come to the teen room and choose from a variety of board games like Apples to Apples, Balderdash, Uno, Scattergories, Scrabble and more. ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.

Family Game Night

December 26, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Join us for our weekly board game night!  Choose from our collection or bring one of your own! ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Growing Young Readers and Writers

December 26, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Storytimes
Event Description:
A club where reading and writing are fun! Using nature to inspire us as readers and writers. For ages 6 and up. ...

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Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.

Family Movie: Ice Age 2 the Meltdown

December 26, 2019
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Movies
Event Description:
Family Movie: Ice Age (rated PG) at 10:15am and Ice Age the Meltdown (rated PG) at 5pm. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

VPL Thursday Evening Films

December 26, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Community Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Description:
Enjoy a wide range of movies from the classics to the recently released. Short intro precedes film. Several survivors of a torpedoed merchant ship in World War II find themselves in the same lifeboat with one of the U-boat men who sunk ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Word 101

December 27, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
 New to Microsoft Word?  Learn how to create a document or letter, use fonts style, point size, color and more.  Includes adding photos, saving and printing your work.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

French Club

December 27, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Event Description:
Weekly meeting of the Venice French Club.  ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.

Story Time

December 27, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Children (5 to 9 years)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
For children 18 months to 5 years old and their caregivers. Interact with your child in a variety of early literacy activities including music, movement, stories, crafts and games. ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Storytime

December 27, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Preschoolers, ages 2 ½ - 5 and their parent, guardian or caregiver are invited to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes, and crafts. There is a different theme every week. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.

Family Movie: Ice Age 3 the Dawn of the Dinosaurs

December 27, 2019
10:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Movies
Event Description:
Family Movie: Ice Age 3 Dawn of the Dinosaurs (rated PG). ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.

Drop-In Winter Craft: Foam Owl Magnet

December 27, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Children 5 - 9 can drop into the Children's Department and work on a craft kit! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Ask Jack

December 27, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Creation Station - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Jack, The Computer Guy, will explain how your computer works and why it doesn't. ...
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Delicious Science by Sub Zero Ice Cream

December 27, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years), Families
Program Type: Educational
Event Description:
Ages 5 and up. Be a part of the scientific demo of the power of liquid nitrogen and then sample the delicious flash-frozen ice cream results. Tickets are available at the Youth Desk at 1 p.m. Limit 80. ...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teens Who Code

December 28, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Clubs, Creation Station, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Teens Who Code is a variation of Girls Who Code using the same curriculum. Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks likes and does. In this series of classes, we will b...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Environmental & Gardening
Event Description:
The Plant Clinic meets in the library lobby. Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gardens, composting, or citrus trees? Need a plant or insect identified? Homeowners can receive research-based lawn, landscape and pest management help from th...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

CANCELLED Conversation Cafe

December 28, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Educational
Event Description:
Practice speaking English! Sponsored by the Literacy Council of Sarasota. This is a intermediate level conversation group. Students are requested to make a commitment to attending these sessions. Please call 941-955-0421 to register as an ESOL l...
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Anime Club

December 28, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Movies, Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
View and discuss anime.  Participate in a variety of Japanese arts and crafts.  Discuss manga and anime looking for similarities and differences in Japanese and American culture.  Share your artwork. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.

Winter Craft: Snow Globe Paper Ornament

December 28, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Room: Storytime Room - William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Children 5 - 9 can drop into the Children's Department and work on a craft kit! ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Polar Express

December 28, 2019
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Movies
Event Description:
Join us for crafts, snacks and to see the movie, Polar Express.  This event is for families with children. ...
This event is in the "Babies (Birth to 1 year)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (1 to 3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children (5 to 9 years)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (9 to 12 years)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

LEGOs at the Library

December 28, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years), Children (5 to 9 years), Tweens (9 to 12 years), Families
Program Type: Games
Event Description:
Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

OverDrive and cloudLibrary Help Desk

December 28, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Gulf Gate Public Library
Room: Learning Lab - Gulf Gate Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion Groups, Technology Instruction
Event Description:
Drop in to get assistance with and ask questions about downloading library books to your computer and other devices, such as the Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPod, iPhone and Android phones and tablets. Please check in at the Reference Desk when you arrive...
This event is in the "Teens (13 to 18 years)" group.

Teen Game Design

December 28, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Conference Room #139 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Come up with a game concept, design it and test it! Come back each month to work on your project. Work with others to troubleshoot problems and share ideas. This program is recommended for ages 11-18. Basic computer proficiency such as mouse and keyb...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.